Archive for the ‘coffee’ Category

Ethiopia Commodity Exchange to launch online trading

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

The system, which will include futures trading, will come into operation in the second half of 2010 when 20 remote online trading centres are set up all over the country.

12 Things the World Probably Don’t know About Ethiopia

Monday, October 26th, 2009

By abeshabunnabet Ethiopia has a total population estimated at approximately 80 million and is home to more than 80 ethnic groups and a wide diversity of languages. Ethiopia is the second most populous nation in Africa

Ethiopia Exports Rise 3.2% Last Month on Gold, Khat

Monday, September 28th, 2009

Sept. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Ethiopian exports rose 3.2 percent last month as higher sales of gold and the narcotic leaf khat offset falling shipments of coffee and oilseeds, the trade ministry said.

Ethiopia sees bumper coffee harvest in 2009/10

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia, Africa's biggest coffee producer, expects a bumper harvest in 2009/10 thanks to good rains after export revenues fell 28 percent in June/July 2008/09 due to drought and the global economic slowdown.

2.8 billion Birr secured from coffee trade -ECX

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

The Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX) said some 2.8 billion Birr was secured from coffee trade conducted with its members during the previous Ethiopian budget year.